Public International Law
What our members do
Our members advise and represent clients on issues across the whole range of public international law, including the incorporation and application of international law in the domestic legal system, state jurisdiction, diplomatic status and immunities, foreign state immunities, recognition of foreign governments, boundary delimitation, law of international organisations, law of treaties, international environmental law, international energy law, international trade law, investment treaty law, international human rights law, UN sanctions regimes, international criminal law, extradition, international humanitarian law and law of armed conflict, use of force, arms control, and international law of the sea.
Who our members act for
Our members act for the full range of clients, including governments and governmental agencies, international organisations, NGOs and corporations, as well as private individuals. They also act as counsel and arbitrators in investor-state arbitrations under a variety of rules, including ICSID, UNCITRAL and SCC.
Where our members act
Our members appear before international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, before international arbitration tribunals, including ICSID investment treaty arbitration tribunals, and before national courts and tribunals in the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions.